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bought that facility, we're told not with money from the defense department, instead the funding is apparently coming from the justice department. congress, by the way, not involved, and some say this is an end run that while it's not illegal in any way, it is highly unusual. in 2009 president obama did send a memo to both the justice and defense d.s to arrange for ownership of the facility and prepare to take on federal prisoners, possibly some from guantanamo bay. a number of republican lawmakers, chief among them congressman frank wolf from virginia, led efforts to block the use of federal dollars so it couldn't be bought. wolf has also said he does not trust the defense department not to send gitmo prisoners to how thompson. senator dick durbin's office confirms the sale. you mentioned the amount, $165 million, and apparently this is a direct deal between the federal government and illinois meaning congress is not involved. durbin's office also says today that gitmo prisoners are not going to be located at this facility. that is the official word. we're working to conform mor
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a massive operation. the attorney general's defense is i don't know? sorry, that not way it's supposed to work. bill: 22 minutes before the hour. growing calls for the u.s. ambassador susan rice to step aside after a tidal wave of criticism on her reaction to the attacks in benghazi. does that problem stop there or does it go beyond the u.n. ambassador. harris: get your popcorn ready. president obama trying to lower e -- tryingto lower ex peck taia way some pundit.are calling comical. >> i know what it means to be poor and i know what it means to see people who are unemployed. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. resulting in unexpected power and agility. introducing the all-new, all-powerful gator rsx 850i. sixty-two horsepower, a fully independent multilink suspension and a top speed of 53 miles per hour. it's a whole new species of gator. see just how much the gator has evolved at johndee.com/gator. martha:
they will hear a challenge to the defense of marriage act which you'll remember the administration has announced it will no longer defend in court. there is also the prop 8 case out of california. a voter approved amendment to the state's constitution which would give only legal recognition to marriage between a man and a woman. we're waiting. standing by, shep. >> shepard: all right. shannon bream in d.c. shannon, thanks. new accusations tonight that the justice department is spying on a lot more americans these days. that's according to the american civil liberties union. the aclu reports that from 2009 to 2011 orders for warrantless telephone surveillance went up 60%. emails and network data increased by 361%. this kind of surveillance doesn't involve monitoring the content of conversations they tell us. that is the government is keeping tabs on to whom people are talking but not what they are saying still an aclu representative says a rise in surveillance is some cause for concern. >> the people have a right to know how these extremely invasive surveillance powers are being used and if there
in the words of the secretary of defense, devastated by these defense cuts, they'll also have hundreds of, well, thousands and thousands of dollars of debt on their shoulders that were amassed by this administration. because the president adds about a trillion dollars a year to the national debt. so these guys, if they keep voting -- if anybody who's a young person going to college today keeps voting for the president -- they get more debt, fewer jobs and a smaller military. i represent a different course. i'll make sure the young people of today have great jobs tomorrow and a brighter, prosperous future. that's a difference between us. [cheers and applause] now, i -- it's been a bit of a coincidence of events over the last few days, but i'm honored to be one more time today in a place that honors the service of our men and women in uniform. i was yesterday -- [applause] i was in springfield, springfield, virginia, yesterday and had the chance to be with colonel leo thorsness who was the recipient of the medal of honor. he served our nation in vietnam, was in a prisoner of war camp for six year
and defensive. i am trying to ask a question here -- [overlapping dialogue] >> you haven't answered my question. >> sean: it seems to be, when you say the blacks community -- [overlapping dialogue] >> it seems-- >>> it seems -- [overlapping dialogue] >> sean: whether or not you like it, i am going to get my words in. you should not separate by race in this day and age. and a lot of people are going to say, we are supposed to be united under christ. that goes into black liberation theology and there might be one interview after that. but black liberation theology, the black community, the black this, the black that, i am asking him -- he is praising him here and he give this is other speech. did he just say those words in philadelphia to make the controversy go away? what does he believe? >> let me say that i believe that reverend jeremiah wright married mishle and barack obama 20 years ago tomorrow. i believe that was their anniversary tomorrow. amazing. look, my personal feeling is that he speaks to each audience what he thinks that audience wants to hear. but let me tell you how toges totally
are trying to divide americans 47%. you don't believe they are worthy. it seems to me fairly powerful defense saying wait a minute. taking my remarks out of context. you said this about race. you said this about wealthy people. no, yes? is that a shield he should use? i don't think mitt romney should bring up anything with race. he should clarify 47% remark. i think because tonight is really about trying to get back some of that small lead that the president has and trying to close that gap in the polls that the president is leading by right now. that is what mitt romney needs to accomplish tonight with the people watching. those that are already going to vote for mitt romney and those especially in the african-american community with approximately 90% lead by the president are going to vote for the president. i think it will be political suicide. i think it would be disaster. it doesn't help likability. >> bill: i'm a lonely guy tonight. everybody disagree. rove says oh, no, no, no. i would do it. i would do it if i were romney. i wouldn't bring it up say, you know, like right out of the box
dropped out. >> the defense argued the prosecution lied when she said james holmes was banned from the campus. the judge said well maybe it was an exaggeration but it's no big deal. >> the university is denying this was the reason. a man was hiking with friends when he fell more than 20 feet landing on rocks. ' get him out of the ravine. he had several broken bones but is he expected to be okay those are your headlines. >> we have been talking about tax megeddon at the end of the year when the tax cuts are set to expire and every american would feel it in some form or fashion. now, forget the american tax megeddon, it looks like a global tax megeddon if the united nations gets its way. >> this was discussed at the u.n. general assembly. probably not likely to be instituted or supported by the united states who is already the biggest contribute ter to the u.n. over 20% of the u.n. budget. here is what has been proposed. a 1% tax on billion nargs around the world. a tax on all currency trading in the u.s. a tiny tax on all financial transactions. >> how tiny? >> not sure. >> new taxe
defense this weekend by senior obama cam main advisor. >> i was shocked to see representative king attack ambassador rice because she was acting on the intelligence given her to the intelligence community. to say she should resign, she is one of the most remarkable splendid public servants that is thoroughly irresponsible. >> reporter: two final observations about axelrod's comments. number one, susan rice went way beyond the assessment here given by the director of national intelligence and number two, what we're going to pursue today is the timing. when the director of national intelligence, that office, changed its assessment to terrorism. was it before the statements of susan rise on the 16th, or was it sometime afterwards, gregg? gregg: catherine, jenna. jenna: i want to ask you a quick question because we're following the libya story throughout the day. as you said so many questions remain. a story occurred this weekend. i want to ask you about this because of your experienced reporting at guantanamo bay. the youngest prisoner there was released to canada and it was done very quietl
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